construction season gets under way, work is set to begin on the first phase of
the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. When
complete, the trail will stretch across the breadth of Vermont, between St. Johnsbury and Swanton. But project organizers fear they won’t have the money
to get very far.
When an old dairy farm
in Shoreham became the hub for a trendy new whiskey company several years ago,
many were excited by the idea of new jobs and economic development. But two things may get in the company’s way: mold and the state’s
definition of a farm.
Vermont’s political leaders visited Burlington High
School Monday, highlighting a new initiative between Burlington and Winooski. The state’s two most diverse school
districts are working together to remodel and rethink their education systems,
and they’re getting a little help from civic leaders.
The town of Brattleboro is handing out reflective arm and leg bands to
increase the visibility of pedestrians and cyclists after dark. The initiative is part of a
wider response to a wave of vehicle-pedestrian accidents in town.
public space in what’s known as the River Garden in Brattleboro is in danger of closing. The
building is owned by a business group that’s been funding and keeping it open
the past few years, but the group Building a Better Brattleboro removed the
money from their proposed 2014 budget.